Scholarships for High School Seniors

College is right around the corner. Here are scholarships open to high school seniors who are off to college in the fall.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Lemberg Law
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have an interest in the law. Applicant must be a an immigrant to the U.S. and is a U.S. citizen, DACA recipient, or a legal permanent resident. Applicant must submit a Facebook-style ad aimed at engaging the public on the subject of either lemon law, debt collection harassment, or overtime pay.

Fund the Future StudySoup Scholarship
Sponsor: GrubHub
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 15, 2018extended to January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students at least 18 years of age who are graduating high school seniors and current college students.

Getfreewrite.com Scholarship
Sponsor: GetFreeWrite
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and students with valid student visas who are currently enrolled or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S. Applicant must be working towards a degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or other writing focused studies.

GKVF Scholarships
Sponsor: The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in West Virginia. There are over 100 scholarships available – see website for details.

John D. Unangst Scholarship
Sponsor: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors. Applicant or any member of the applicant’s family must be a member of the Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (Pennsylvania).

Kids’ Chance of West Virginia Scholarships
Sponsor: Kids’ Chance of West Virginia
Amount: Minimum of $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 15 and 23 whose parent or legal guardian was seriously, catastrophically or fatally injured in a documented, work-related accident. The scholarship may be used to pursue a degree, diploma or certificate from an accredited vocational or trade school, college or university in any field.

Kittie M. Fairey Scholarship
Sponsor: The Kittie Moss Fairey Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to South Carolina residents who are high school seniors and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants’ parents must have a household adjusted gross income not exceeding $40,000 and applicant must be planning to attend college in South Carolina.

Lisa Kaminiski Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Pay It Forward Cincinnati
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the Greater Cincinnati area (including North Kentucky) who have an outstanding record of community service. Applicant must be intending to declare a major in a STEM-related field of study at a college or university program (Computer Science, MIS, Data Analystics, Digital Design, etc.)

National Sojourners Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Sojourners Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in 9th through 12th grade. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to historical documents.

PFund Scholarships
Sponsor: PFund Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as LGBTQI and allies who are strongly invested in LGBTQI communities and who live or attend scholastic programs in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. While applicants do not need to fit the following preferences, the selection committee will look more closely at applicants who fit one or more of the following attributes: indigenous, Black, People of Color; undocumented, first generation, immigrants, and new Americans; Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people, and LBGTQIA individuals from North Dakota or South Dakota.

Photography Talk Scholarship
Sponsor: Photography Talk
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have an interest in photography. Applicant must submit an essay or video on given questions related to photography.

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